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Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
on these moments and assume that our progress was inevitable. that america was always destined to succeed. but when the union was turned back at bull run and the allies first landed at omaha beach, victory was very much in doubt. when the market crashed on black tuesday, and civil rights marches were beaten on bloody sunday, the future was anything but certain. these were the times that tested the courage of our convictions, and the strength of our union. despite all our divisions and disagreements, our hesitations and our fears, america prevailed because we chose to move forward as one nation. as one people. again we are tested. and again, we must answer history's call. one year ago, i took office amid two wars, an economy rocked by a severe recession, a financial system on the verge of collapse and a government deeply in debt. experts from across the political spectrum warned that if we did not act, we might face a second depression. so, we acted. immediately and aggressively. and when year later, the worst of the storm has passed. but the devastation remains. 1 in 10 americans still cannot find
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Jan 4, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> war on terror. the threat intensifies in yemen, and starting today, extensive new security measures at foreign airports. >>> deep freeze, an unusually cold start to january, blanketing football fields and chilling florida's grove. >>> and the world's tallest tower opens today, monday, january 4th, 2010. >>> and good morning, thanks for joining us for the first time in 2010. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm linsey davis in nor vinita nair. right now, president obama is on his way back to washington for a full agenda to begin his post-holiday week. >> topping it is terrorism, and we have several reports this morning, sonia gallego in london, but viviana hurtado with new security rules. >> designed to focus on those who pose the largest threat. >> reporter: at another sign at the nation's airports, travelers were delayed sunday evening for at least two hours at the airport after a man walked the wrong way in a security exit. >> the public just has no confidence anymore in the ability of government to provide a safe environment which tr
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Jan 11, 2010 6:30pm EST
, new direction or america risked failure in the war. every in the morning, he heads out to the battle field. he has another way. maps that shows the dangerous turn the war has taken. 2005, the yellow shows pockets of violence. and 2007, most of the country. and twooichb, more than 2,000 afghans killed or wounded. and now the surge with the pressure on general stanley mcchrystal to turn it around immediately. have you done it? have you turned the tide? >> i believe we have done it now. we are ra changed the way we operate and we are on the way to convince the afghan people we are here to protect them. >> 942 beths in afghanistan. 1,000 injuries here. general mccalfry has said that he foresees 400 to 500 casualties per month in the next few month. do americans have to brace themselves for 300 to 500 casualties a month in the months to come? >> i think americans need to understood this will be difficult. i won't predict casualty numbers. but i think it will be a difficult struggle in the months ahead. >> are those unimaginable numbers? >> i don't believe. it's a cost to the families and
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Jan 13, 2010 4:30am EST
com. >>> on "america this morning," breaking news, the catastrophic earthquake in haiti, leveled buildings in port-au-prince, and fears what could be an astronomical death troll toll subpoena search and rescue teams do anything to help. >>> full coverage of the disaster. and frustrations in sending in help. >> it's wednesday, january 13th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us on this special edition of "america this morning." i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. we begin with the still breaking news. the worth earthquake to hit haiti in two centuries. surveillance video taken in the dominican republic not far from the epicenter, show the frightening scene as people run for cover. and new pictures from "the new york times," set the scene in haiti, as thousands are feared dead and hundreds could be trapped. >> hundreds of buildings are either damaged or destraited. communications in and out of haiti are virtually cut off. and it could be some time before aid arrives because the airport is now closed. the cost guard has ships and p
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Jan 18, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> on "america this morning," breaking news. >>> firefight in kabul, deadly violence involving the taliban and afghan troops. >>> drama in haiti. more survivors pulled from the earthquake debris. who rescued them. >>> and the dollars to earthquake reliever. >> it's monday, january 18th, 2010. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. we begin with breaking news in afghanistan where the taliban has launched a major attack in the heart of kabul. >> gun battles erupt between security forces this morning. lama hasan has this report from kabul. >> reporter: good morning, eric and vinita. it was a well-coordinated and brazen attack in kabul. the taliban has sent some 20 fighters to target the ministry of finance and justice as well as the serena hotel. the serena hotel is popular among foreigners, some of the visiting politicians also tend to stay there. now, small gunfire erupted and at least four explosions. in fact, you can see over my shoulder a pume of smoke. now, this comes at a critical point. u.s. spec
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Jan 20, 2010 6:30am EST
comfort is scheduled to arrive. they'll have more on good morning america. >>> let's take a look at our weather, here's justin. >> 6:30, just want to load up the maps we have from the u.s. geological survey. we have the worldwide network highlighting where the earthquake is taking place. 6.1, literally just minutes ago, out there. looks like little further east than port-au-prince, over towards the peninsula. but essentially we're checking out the shake map here. you can see where port-au-prince is located, just right there and the earthquake, again, about 12 miles underground, a little bit further to the east, needless to say, all those shock waves propagating themselves outward. we'll get more information with numerous cameras on the ground. we'll probably hear more reports coming up in the next half hour and again at good morning america. light sleet issues this morning. may have some pinging off your windshield and maybe even producing a glaze on steps, ramps and overpasses. we are above freezing for most places. about 33 degrees. light rain and sleet passing south of the city. this
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Jan 10, 2010 8:00am EST
a phenomenon on the internet. >>> good morning, america. kate snow here. we're happy to have josh elliott espn aker anchor, back with us for a second day here this morning. >> great to be back. good to be here on this sunday, january 10th. >> a lot of people wondering where bill weir is. he's been embedded with the u.s. military in afghanistan. diane sawyer is also there on the ground. their reports begin tomorrow night on a special edition of "world news." >> lots of news to get to this morning. >>> major earthquake struck late yesterday off the coast of california. leaving people rattled, windows broken, and power out. more on that in a moment. >>> and how did florida farmers fare overnight? we spent the night in the fields with that farmer that we introduced you to yesterday. we're going to boeing bring that story to you. >> we promised we would see how he did. >>> and a new development in the missing utah mom. her husband has packed up, he's ready to leave town. why is he relocating? why are the police letting him go? we'll talk to the missing woman's best friend, who spent a good deal of
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Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
afghanistan, where in a momeabout, we're going to bring you the war you do not see. america's 21st century war. but there is breaking news back home tonight, so let's go straight to new york where george stephanopoulos is standing by. >> there's been a huge earthquake, magnitude 7.0 off the coast of haiti. early reports of extensive damage are coming from the capital, port-au-prince, 700 miles from miami. dan harris has the latest. >> reporter: it is hard to imagine a country less able to cope with a devastating earthquake. the 7.0 quake hit this afternoon about ten miles west of haiti's capital city. according to a photographer on the ground, at least one hospital has collapsed and people are screaming for help. we reached 15-year-old valerie by phone. >> there's a lot of people in the street everywhere, some of wounded. badly wounded. >> reporter: haiti can barely take care of its people under normal circumstances. i was there not long ago and saw how underdeveloped it is with poorly constructed buildings that make people particularly vulnerable to a massive quake. >> i am concerned. we're l
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
$2 in coupons at non-challenge.com this is really good! >>> good morning, america on this first monday of the new year, january 4th, i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, the president is coming home from vacation just a little early to confront mounting security concerns as the u.s. embassy closes its doors in yemen under threats. we're there live. >>> plus, arctic blasts. 40 degrees below in the midwest. sam will brave the cold for your forecast. >>> and the latest on the search for that missing mom. investigators discover a new e-mail from missing susan powell as her family with a new push. >>> and a new day and new year. we officially welcome george stephanopoulos and juju chang, the newest members of our team. . >>> happy new year! >> happy new year. there is an embarrassing picture in that. >> i wouldn't do that. >> yes, you would, but thank you for not doing it. >> everyone back to school and work. doll we say 2010 or 2010? >> we haven't decided. >> good morning, everyone. president obama is cutting his vacation a little short as the investiga
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
on thanksgiving day. a tip to "america's most wanted" helped crack the case. >>> and shark tale. the story is not just scaring swimmers. it's sparking a movement to save the beasts in the deep. dan harris jumps in the tank. ♪ please don't let me be misunderstood ♪ >>> good morning, america. kate snow here. welcoming dan harris here once again. bill is on assignment. >> you made me jump in a shark tank. >> the newbies have to jump in the tank. >> it's sunday, january 3, 2010. >> this morning, we're taking a hard look at the country of yemen. yemen is promising to crack down on al qaeda and the u.s. is promising to send more aid to help them in their efforts. >> we'll talk about why a lot of people see this country as a true hornets' nest. >>> meanwhile, here at home, people are very tense about the economy. pick up the paper, it's hard to figure out whether to expect things to get better or worse in the new year. will there be more jobs? will the housing market get better? some clear answers to the best of our ability coming up. >>> high-tech, cool gadgets on the way. we have got a firs
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Jan 30, 2010 8:00am EST
celebrities are rallying to keep them running free. ♪ wild, wild horses >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is saturday, january 30th. nice to be waking up for once with some good economic news this morning. finally. the economy growing at its fastest rate in six years. the numbers paint a really bright picture. but -- there's always the but. things might not be as rosy as that. we'll break it down. >>> also this morning, the children left behind in haiti. we've heard so many heartwarming stories of orphans able to get out of that quake-ravaged country. but more waiting, thousands more, waiting to get out. what's the holdup? we'll look at the red tape. >>> also we're off to the national zoo this morning. big farewell party planned for its star attraction. i think he's crouching. >> not the most flattering picture. >> the panda, was born in 2005. he's been delighting visitors for years. and people who watch him on his panda-cam. he's being sent to china for a breeding program. >> they grow up. and then, they leave to meet girls. >>> but we begin with the unusual winter storm slam
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 6:00pm EST
and on "good morning america." >>> england is increasing airport security after that christmas bombing attempt. full body scanners will be installed at heathrow airport, the busiest in europe. the netherlands and nigeria both key stops for the bombing suspect, have said they will use the scanners on passengers heading to america. and tonight, the u.s. government is acting, as well, issuing new security rules for all airlines that fly into this country. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: dan, the new rules, according to the transportation security administration will stay in place for the foreseeable future and will be felt by most passengers coming into the u.s. from abroad. >> reporter: immediately after the christmas day bomb attempt, the government ordered patdowns and extra luggage checks for all travelers on international flights to the u.s. the new measures try to narrow that down to those who may pose the biggest passengers from passports from or traveled through countries that sponsor terrorism or suspect nations will be subject to extra screening. many other passengers traveling from abr
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Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> senator-elect. mr. brown goes to washington. as both parties look for lessons from his stunning victory. >>> then, stay the course. the president says he got the message delivered by voters in massachusetts. but it won't change his agenda. it's an abc news exclusive. >>> and no relief. more punishing weather pounds california. and this morning could bring the worst yet. >> it's thursday, january 21st, 2010. >>> good morning. i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >> and i'm vinita nair. the new senator from massachusetts begins making his rounds on capitol hill today. >> both sides of the aisle are trying to figure out what scott brown's stunning victory means for them. viviana hurtado has the latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning. one of the big questions being asked today after the brown win, which party can gain momentum for the races scheduled later this year? and for the legislative agenda? the winds of political change that swept scott brown to victory in massachusetts, are already shaking up the washington a
ABC
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos and it is friday, january 29th. >> happy friday, everyone. i'm robin roberts. this morning, a nation on ice. 17 states under a winter storm watch or warning as a coating of ice shuts down airports, makes a slippery mess over a 2,000-mile. >>> and the white house blinks, starting to think outside of the 911 mastermind. >>> the cover-up, john edwards' voice mail and how he planned to hide his mistress' pregnancy from his wife. >> so if i'm calling saying what happened, how did this lap, what's going on? >>> brand-new details from bob woodru woodruff's exclusive report. >>> and trash talk. challenging the president to a little two on two. scott brown's hoop dreams. >> really? really? >> all right. you heard it. >>> downtown scotty brown. >> he's not stopping it stopping the health care plan. >> no. that was his nickname in college. his daughter plays college ball at bc. we'll see. a lot of news to get to folks, including the big test for president obama's renewed call for bipartisanship. he's meeting with house republicans so w
ABC
Jan 9, 2010 8:00am EST
, america. kate snow here. bill weir's on assignment. happy to have josh elliott, from our sister station, espn. >> it's great to be here. an honor and a pleasure to be here with all of you. it's saturday, january 9th. >> we have details on the court appearance of the accused christmas day bomber. >>> also, the overnight arrest after the security scare at newark airport. >>> but we also have information you are going to want if you're one of the many people who said they're going on a diet in 2010. >> indeed. a new study showing that low-calorie frozen meals contain 20% more calories than what's claimed on the label. and it's all perfectly legal. the same study also suggesting many popular chain restaurants are missing the mark with their calorie counts. what's a dieter to do? we're going to tell you. >>> and an inspirational story this morning about a champion ice skater. 13-year-old kendall hollinger has come face-to-face with death eight times because of food allergies. it's a problem that's so severe, she has to get her food through a feeding tube. how she has reached her dreams while
ABC
Jan 2, 2010 8:00am EST
to shine. we'll introduce you to the marching band that broke the mold. >>> good morning, america. bill weir off this morning. happy to have dan harris here for the first weekend of the new year. >> happy to be here. thank you. good morning. it is saturday, january 2nd, 2010 or 2010. >> yeah. i'm not sure what we're supposed to say -- i'm going with 2010. >> wow. we have a fight already. >>> the president preparing for a crucial meeting of his intelligence chiefs when he returns to washington this week. he had really hoped to start this year, 2010, focusing on health care and the economy but those issues now on the back burner. his weekly address this morning and in that he provides new details about the plot to bomb flight 253 on christmas day. >>> also, we have a sports schedule to tell you about this morning that does not involve tiger woods. the nba and washington, d.c., police are investigating a report that two members of the washington wizards basketball team drew guns on one another in the team's locker room during an argument over gambling debts. we're going to take a look at w
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Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
explosives. and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> reporter: the president said even before the christmas day incident, his administration has been pursuing this group along with the wider al qaeda network. >> this was a failure and a breakdown from beginning to end. >> reporter: republicans are critical of the vacationing president and his homeland security chief with some even calling for her to resigned. >> she said that the system worked last week. that shows that she's out of touch. i don't think that she's competent to run that agency. >> reporter: but today the president urged unity. but unity may be hard to find back in washington. the president is heading home a day early. his administration will face tough questions from lawmakers who are conducting an investigation of their own. and white house aides said that the president is heading home early because he has a lot on his plate and wants to get straight back to work. first up on his agenda, a meeting with the heads of all of the relevant agencies to figure out what went wrong. >> john? >> thanks very much.
ABC
Jan 5, 2010 4:30am EST
the national multiple sclerosis society at nationalmssociety.org. >>> making news in america this morning. >>> terror tactics. watch lists, database, intelligence sharing. is president obama about to change the way america fights terrorism? >>> security confusion. new u.s. directives to airports overseas leading to seven-hour delays in some cities and being ignored in others. >>> and another crasher at the state dinner. the seek service says a third n uninvited guest got in. now a new blame game at the white house. >>> it's tuesday, january 5th, 2010. >>> good morning, thanks for joining us on this tuesday. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm linsey davis in for vinita nair. today president obama huddles with his top counterterrorism advisers finding ways to clamp down further. >> expected to reveal new steps to strengthen the security system. viviana hurtado joins us from washington with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and linsey. it focuses on two questions, what went wrong is one. the cia, the national security agency, and the state department, this
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Jan 5, 2010 11:35pm EST
on the at-home meth labs wreaking havoc across america, and one false move could be deadly. >>> plus, kiss and tell. the hair, the makeup. gene simmons' tongue. we go on the town with kiss to see how this decades-old rock and roll machine has become a gold mine. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," january 5th, 2010. >> good evening. president obama admitted today that the u.s. government had more than enough information to have prevented the failed christmas day bomber from even boarding an aircraft. he said the failure of all the agencies to share information was not acceptable and that we have to do better. in addition to listing further steps for improving the safety of air travel, he also put a hold on returning guantanamo bay detainees to the country where the suspect received his training. our senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has spent the last four days in yemen, reporting from what may be the new front line in the war on terror. >> reporter: we landed in sa
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> the president says we are at war with al qaeda. ordering stepped-up airport security, in what he calls a never-ending race to protect the country. >>> deadly cold. americans brace for a frigid weekend. with snow from the central plains to upper florida. >>> and shuffle reports that nbc is reversing course. returning jay leno to his old time slot. but where does that leave conan o'brien? >> it's friday, january 8th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. president obama is promising a new crackdown to patch up the gaping intelligence holes that led up to the failed christmas day bomb plot. >> as the suspected underwear bomber making his first appearance in detroit today, many americans are wondering how and why the intelligence community needs this crackdown in the first place. >> viviana hurtado joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. the president said this was not one person's, but a systemwide failure. the president assigned and took blame for the intelligen
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Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
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Jan 24, 2010 6:00pm EST
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Jan 26, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- president obama's push to help the middle class. plans to cut taxes and generate jobs,out lined in our exclusive interview. >>> then, how to help the haitians, struggling two weeks after the earthquake. the toughest lesson in crisis management. >>> and severe storms. from serious winds in the east, to whiteout conditions in the midwest, and coastal damage in the west. it's tuesday, january 26th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. president obama is facing his toughest test yet. he delivers his state of the union address tomorrow. and he's expected to shift his political focus to jobs and the economy. viviana hurtado has the details from washington. >> reporter: good morning, vinita. the economy is weak. health care reform legislation is stalled. but in the state of the union address, the president is expected to focus on moving forward. for a nation demanding more be done about jobs, president obama said, his state of the union address will focus on ways to put people ba
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Jan 27, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> stop selling toyotas. the defect was so serious, the world's number one automaker takes drastic action. >>> and moving ahead. the president's goal for tonight's state of the union address, after a rocky first year in office. >>> and our investigation into dairies could change the way you think about your next glass of milk. >> it's january, 27th, 2010. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us on this wednesday. the world's top automaker is taking drastic action this morning, due to a major safety problem. >> toyota is going to temporarily stop selling and making eight models of cars and trucks recalled last week. the cars, built in north america, could suddenly accelerate and cause accidents. here's brad wheelis. >> reporter: toyota ordered its dealers to stop selling eight of its most popular models. toyota is also haumting the assembly lines that make the vehicles in indiana, kentucky, texas, canada, starting february 1st. >> chez should have done this weeks ago. >> reporter: all of this because of problems with the gas pedal. dri
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Jan 1, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> happy new year! millions of people around the world celebrate the start of a any decade. >>> chilling call, abc news has learned about the final call about the alleged underwear bomber and his father. why did the agency fail to connect the dots? >>> and going past midnight, giving college football fans hopes athey'll see today's big goal game. >> it's friday, january 1st, 2010. >>> good morning, happy new year. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm todd connor sitting in for jeremy hubbard. millions of people turned out across the country to celebrate the new year and new decade. hundreds of thousands packed into times square to watch the ball drop. >> midtown manhattan may have been the safest place. it included patting down everyone entering that area. >> and the celebration continued across the country with the las vegas strip and the skylighting up at the space needle in seattle. >>> president obama will meet with officials to determine how a suspected terrorist got explosives into a detroit-bound plane. abc news has learned about another pl
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Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morni >>> good morning, america, on this friday, january 1st. happy new year. this morning, it's official 2010 we look ahead to the economy to the president's second year in office. plus, where you can find jobs in 2010. and all the hot new trends, we'll tell what you everyone will be wearing, eating and even doing as we welcome in 2010. >>> good morning, america, i'm sam champion with kate snow and david muir. we hope you and your family had a happy and safe new year's eve. there's no doubt outside of those windows there was a few crazies. >> hundreds of thousands packing in times square to see the ball drop. here's a little trivia for you this morning. did you know at that first ball to drop 1904 had 100 light bulbs? >> really. >> just 100. this year, they tell us 32,000. >> it sounded like a lot. >>> okay. so it's 2010 now. what does this new year hold? this year, we get into all of it, starting with the economy. 2009 such a rough year for so many people. will 2010 be better? we have the dream team for that. >>> and a look at what to expect to politics ahead. and the war
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Jan 13, 2010 6:30am EST
about good morning maryland at 9:00 after good morning america. we will talk about haiti. that's something good morning america will cover but we will see what's going on, we will go live for the latest information. >>> now up to new york, more of good morning america at 7:00. have a great day. hey, gram, check out my favorite tee. oh, i love that band... but the shirt looks dull... ...and that stain! i know... where's your bleach? that's old school! hello?! what else is there? resolve bright and white, it's great! forget bleach! you can use this on whites and colors. just put detergent in and add resolve bright and white. wait, it goes right in? and it's safe! so detergent, bright and white, and done? you got it! (announcer) resolve bright and white has whitening agents to give you brilliant looking whites. it also has color boost technology to safely brighten your colors... and resolve's stain seeking power
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Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
to the family are fitting in fine and love america. >> it's cool. and water that you need, you have. you can have. >> reporter: the family started the adoption process four years ago and after the earthquake they lost all hope of getting their children home from haiti. >> i had given up. i didn't understand it but i thought it's not going to happen now. >> reporter: but they've beaten the odds and now all four children at their home in holton, kansas, enjoying their new clothes, american food and even a new guitar. >> reporter: a family friend was a missionary at the orphanage in haiti. she was by the children's side the entire time after the horrific earthquake. >> the whole first night nobody slept, just sang all night long. they sang their songs in creole just praying to god for mercy and to protect them. even the little girl and the little boy, were just like this all night, just singing and praying. >> reporter: blondie, the oldest of the four, says people in america are nice and he hopes they will reach out to his home country in this crucial time of need. >> they are loving people. i
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Jan 25, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> on >>> on "america this morning" a developing story -- >> airline crash. a jet lands in the sea moment tos after taking off. >>> zeroing in on angry voters. >>> and colts versus saints. all the excitement in this year's super bowl matchup. >> it's monday, january 25, 2010. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng, in for jeremy hubbard. a plane crashed immediately aftertakeoff. >> 90 people were on bard. >> reporter: recovery efforts are led by a u.n. ship. so far, 18 bodies have been discovered. the airline says there is though word on survivors. in the early hours of the morning, lebanese military forces battled rough seas looking for plane crash victims. 83 passengers and 7 crew were on board the plane. there were two british and one canadian national on board. the wife of the french ambassador to lebanon was also on that flight. the plane took off in heavy storms. it was headed to the ethiopian capital. the plane ds appeared from the radar. witnesses reported a huge fireball as the plane fell from the sky. the crash site is about two
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Jan 25, 2010 11:35pm EST
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Jan 3, 2010 10:30am EST
assistance we're providing is absolutely essential. we need this connection between yemen and america and the brits if we're going to contain the threat. the good thing about what john brennan said this morning, it appears we're all on the same page. we recognize the threat. we're committed to enhancing the intelligence capabilities. the pressing issue coming up over the next few months is how do we deal with americans who have joined al qaeda and are now part of the machine that wants to attack the united states. >> home grown terrorists. last week, senator, you said tharks yemen could turn into tomorrow's war. expand on that a little bit. how hot a war are you talking about? would you call for american forces? >> let me explain the comment. senator collins and i were in yem within colleagues in august. one of the american personnel said iraq is yesterday's war, afghanistan is today's war. if we don't act preemptively, yemen is tomorrow's war. we have carried out successful raids in the last couple of against al qaeda. what i meant to say was that, in part because we have put so much
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Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
with me >>> good morning, america. >> good morning, it's sunday, january 24th. you might say that president obama is getting the old gang back together. really a rough week this week. the president calling on the man who helped get him elected in the first place to help them fight off republican challenges in the midterm election. this, after a candidate came pretty much out of nowhere and won former senator ted kennedy's seat. and throw the health care reform in to turmoil. >>> policy in afghanistan. we've heard a lot about it. here's what it looks like on the ground inside a fire fight. we'll spend a day with the 212 infantry. this is not even the most difficult mission they have every day. >> in the middle of a firefight. before the massive earthquake in haiti, there were thousands of orphans there. now there are more. now, what you can do if you're thinking, i want to adopt a child. >> first, ron claiborne starts us off with the news. >> good morning. >>> we begin with the new tape from osama bin laden. al jazeera aired a new audio tape in which they say is osama bin lade
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Jan 4, 2010 2:20am EST
-month manhunt ended thanks to a motel manager who was watching "america's most wanted." stephanie sy reports. >> reporter: after more than a month on the lam, paul her ring was arrested saturday night. the 35-year-old is accused of gunning down his twin cities, elderly aunt, and cousin's 6-year-old daughter on thanksgiving. >> i'm really happy that, you know, the monster's in a cane. >> reporter: after months of plastering florida neighborhoods with wanted posters, it was a few seconds on tv that led to the arrest. the owners of the motel saw his picture flash on-screen during a commercial for "america's most wanted." >> there was no doubt because we have a big-screen tv in the house. it just shocked him to the core and he came up front and he says, i can't believe this, but he's upstairs. >> reporter: it was the fourth time the story aired on the program. with an urgent plea from john walsh. >> few stories have made me as angry or as sad as our first case tonight. >> reporter: in 20 years, "america's most wanted" has helped to put more than 1,000 criminals behind bars. >> have you seen jayc
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Jan 15, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> the earthquake in haiti tops "america this morning." >> signs of life. as weary rescuers free earthquake survivors from mountains of rubble in haiti. >> among relief workers trying to help the sick and deal with the astronomical number of dead. >>> and donors beware. the fbi's warning about scammers posing as charities. >> it's friday, january 15th, 2010. >>> good morning. i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm vinita nair. after two days of misery, a rare cost of hope. rescue teams finally reached an american aid worker. >> she was pulled from the wreckage after two days trapped, along with some other americans. >>> some of the best search and rescue teams are in haiti this morning, looking for survivors. hope is fading to find victims alive. but if anyone can do it, these teams can. >> dan harris spent the day in port-au-prince, watching them pursue small miracles. >> reporter: a french search and rescue team, brought this morn from the rubble at the hotel montana, where she spent the last two days trapped, along with as many as four to six americans. she was chipp
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Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
is always there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >>> racial remarks. the senate's top democrat apologizes again. >> i could have used a better choice of words. >> now for first time, the president weighs in. >>> in the crossfire. abc's reporter pinned down by sniper fire with american troops who call this their day job. >>> and coming clean. a tearful mark mcgwire admits he used steroids. >> i apologize to everybody in major league baseball. today was the hardest day of my life. >> baseball fans react on this tuesday, january 12th, 2010. >>> for years there had been whispers about mark mcgwire, but the retire slugger finally coming clean. >> we've heard so many "i'm sorrys" from him, but that didn't help the home run. >> there are those who will take exception to that. i'm eric horng sitting in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vini
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Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
laundry booster is resolve bright and white. >>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, january 13th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. breaking news this morning, a major earthquake devastates the impoverished nation of haiti. thousands are feared dead. others are trapped in the rubble. it's the worst earthquake to hit the region in two centuries. >> 3 million people affected. homes, hospitals. and even the presidential palace crumble in the face of the 7.0 quake. details still sketchy at this hour. we're live in the region. >>> also this morning, the nation's top bankers set to be grilled in congress. could any of them actually face criminal charges? >>> and conan o'brien says thanks, but no thanks. breaking down in tears in front of his staff. he tells them, if nbc moves the time of his show, he's gone. >>> good morning, everyone. our top story this morning, of course, still developing, as america and the world scramble to help haiti after that massive earthquake. one aid official says it is total disaster and chaos. the quake was centered about ten miles from the
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Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this thursday, january 21st. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this thorning, damage control. as the white house scrambles to salvage health care reform, the president takes some blame in our exclusive interview. what's his plan now? >>> and a bombshell expected this morning from former senator and presidential candidate, john edwards. reports he admits he's the father of his former campaign worker's child. >>> california clobbers with more pounding rain. planes are struck by lightning. and hundreds evacuate fearing mudslides. sam champion is in the heart of the storm. >>> pictures of tiger woods surface, reportedly showing the missing golf star holed up in this sleepy, southern town. but what's he doing there? >>> and diet wars in court. two of america's welterweight diet giants set to duke it it in a slimdown showdown. why valerie bertinelli could be exhibit "a." >>> and there is a lot of news this morning. it looks like john edwards finally going to admit that he's the father of the child of his former campaign worker. he's goi
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Jan 6, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning. >> arctic invasion. dangerous cold setting records in the north. windchills of negative 50. in the south a fifth freezing morning for florida. it may only get worse. >>> party shake-up. big changes are coming in the democratic party as more high-profile retirements are announced overnight. >>> phone wars. can google's new gadget take on apple's iphone? >> it's wednesday, january 6th, to 2010. >>> go >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. well, there is no letup to winter's grip on much of the country this morning, 32 states are under some sort of winter weather watch or warning right now. >> and that stretches from montana to miami. take a look at some of these overnight temperatures. negative 1 in minneapolis. 19 in tallahassee, which is colder than new york or washington. and it's a chilly 41 in south florida. >> viviana hurtado has more on the longest cold snap in a generation. >> reporter: snow, snow and more snow combined with windchill temps in the negative number, it's one of the most severe arctic blasts to wallop the
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Jan 7, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> high anxiety. tension in the skies as to two planes are turned back. >>> and one what official calls a shock. the series of missed clues on christmas day. >>> arctic grip across much of the nation. draining city budgets. and it's still days from ending. >>> and accidental pitchman. white house outrage over a presidential pic used front and center in times square. >> it's thursday, january 7th, 2010. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. the christmas day bam plot has sparked a major crackdown in the air and on the ground. and plenty of chaos. >> the last 24 hours alone, f-15 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a hawaii-bound flight back to portland, oregon, after a passenger made threatening remarks and refused to store his carry-on bags. >>> then, last night in miami, a northwest plane headed for detroit, returned to the gate. a passenger was removed, accused of making inappropriate remarks and acting rudely. >>> and the white house releases a shocking report on that failed bomb plot. viviana hurtado joins us with more. >> report
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Jan 8, 2010 6:30pm EST
. tonight, a dose of disappointment about jobs in america. two months ago, we seemed to have turned the tide. but today, we learned in december, once again, thousands of workers lost jobs. 85,000 of them. for perspective look, we are much better off than the worst job loss a year ago, but tonight, millions of unemployed are still searching. to the white house for answers, and jake tapper for the response there today. jake? >> reporter: well, diane, the president was hoping for better news, but he and his team were dismayed to learn the nation's un'em mroit rate remains at over 10%. more than 15 million americans out of work. the president today acknowledged the bad numbers, but insisted things will get better. >> the road to recovery is never straight. we have to continue to work every single day to get our economy moving again. >> reporter: among the 85,000 jobs lost, those in manufacturing, construction, retail and real estate were worst hit, but not a surprise. job losses in the postal service and restaurants were not expected. >> we have to continue to explore every avenue to accelerate
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Jan 11, 2010 4:30am EST
ty award. visit spirit dot prudential dot com. >>> making >>> making news in america this morning. the explosive new political book that shines new light into the darkest corners of the 2008 presidential campaign. it's hard to tell who is on whose team. >>> and deep freeze has farmers in the deep south worried about their crops you could may the price for it. >>> and offensive outburst. packers and cardinals. monday july 11th, 2010. >>> good morning, i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm vinita nair. well, a new book is changing the game in washington as this week begins. >> instead of talking about terrorism or health care, political circles are buzzing about a number of bombshells from the 2008 presidential campaign. >> reporter: the most shocking revelation in game change is forcing harry reid to play damage control. reid was quoted as saying america was ready to, quote, have a light-skinned african. reid apologized over the weekend, and president obama accepted. >> there is the standard where democrats feel they can say these things and they can apologize when it co
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Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
always free and always local. >>> making news in america this morning. >> driving distracted. aggressive program to be launched today is aimed at people talking and texting behind the wheel. >> inside afghanistan. new insight into the hopes and fears of everyday people there and if american troops are really making a difference. >> and emotional admission. home run king mark mcgwire's confession and its impact on pro baseball. >>> it's tuesday, january 12th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard this morning. a new highway safety group launches today to combat the dangerous epidemic of distracted driving. >> the group hopes to do for driving while texting or talking on a cell phone what madd did for drunk driving. >> this message is supposed to be specifically for teenagers, but it's really important for anyone who gets behind the wheel. some things don't mix. drinking and driving, calling and driving or texting and driving, especially when teens are behind the wheel. >> it is time to help all of our
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Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, january 12th, i'm robin roberts. >> i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, it's payback time. the white house set to place huge fees on the nation's biggest banks, just as those banks hand out billions in bonuses for top executives. a top banker lashes out overnight. >>> baseball's worth-kept secret, finally in the open. >> today was the hardest day of my life. >> mark mcgwire admits he did use steroids when he smashed baseball's home run record. but said he could have broken the record even without them. >>> hit and run. look at this. police in a desperate search for a driver who ran down two, young girls. how did they ever survive this crash? >>> and simon says he's moving on. can "american idol" survive without the man so many love to hate? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for starting your day with us. a lot of angry people out there today. >> boy, are there, robin. it is all about the outrage. all across the country, outrage at wall street, about the huge bonuses they're about to pay. the white house, proposing fees o
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Jan 13, 2010 3:05am EST
complete coverage later on "good morning america." >>> and here's your wednesday weather. up to a foot of snow in the sierras, cascades and rocky mountains. rain from los angeles and san francisco to portland and seattle. the rest of the country is dry, with the exception of south texas where there will be rain from corpus christtoi brownsville. >> not as cold for most of the midwest with temperatures climbing into the 30s. 29 in boston. 35 in new york and 48 in atlanta. boise gets up to 44. and salt lake city 36. >>> and we'll have more news coming up. assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little to no cost to you. stay tuned for this important medicare benefit information and free scooter guarantee. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. why should you call the scooter store today? because their mobility experts are also medi
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Jan 13, 2010 11:35pm EST
on "good morning america" tomorrow. >>> the epicenter of this disaster is in the caribbean, of course. but this tragedy has already touch sod many here at home in america. tens of thousands of americans live in haiti. hundreds of thousands of americans are of haitian decent. so many of them are just waiting. across america, there is anguish and desperation. as thousands frantically try to reach loved ones in the devastation and chaos of haiti. >> i lost two friends this morning and i just thought this was a whole nightmare but i got up and this is real. >> reporter: there are more than half a million haitian-americans, and many other americans have relatives living there, as aid workers, missionaries and teachers. in illinois, the distance and the silence seem unbearable. >> i don't know where she is right now. i really don't know. i don't know what to do in this situation. if i can fly, i would fly myself, just fly to get there, but i cannot do it. >> reporter: in every haitian home and community, people are working their phones. >> i got only busy sound. >> reporter: the scene in bo
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Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this monday, january 18th, i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. this morning, surviving in haiti. six days after the earthquake, people are getting desperate. amid the chaos there's hope as rescue teams pull victims alive from the rubble. we are live in haiti. >>> also, breaking news in afghanistan. taliban launch an attack right in the capital. >>> and president obama's big test. he scrambles to save ted kennedy's seat for the democrats and keep his health care bill alive. >>> and the golden globe awards. all the glitz, all the glamour was there. plus, a serious note, as hollywood comes through for haiti. >>> hello again, on this martin luther king day. it is so good to have you back. >> it is odd, feels odd to be back here, but great to be back home. george, the pictures do not adequately convey and indicate, really what the destruction and devastation is like there in haiti. >> they never really do video as close to the tragedy. it also cleans it up a little bit. >> it does. >> the relief effort has stepped up, already 1,000 tr
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Jan 19, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> >>> coming on "america this morning." >> as we get a new look at the unimaginable power of last week's earthquake. >>> then, buried and alive. how could anyone survive a week understand the rubble. victims and others make it longer. >>> and a vote. a crucial test for the president after one year in office. >> it's tuesday, january 19th, 2010. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. it is one week now since the earthquake hit haiti and we're getting a new glimpse of how violent it was. >> these pictures were taken by an ohio man on a church mission who happened to be videotaping when the ground started to shake. the girls got out safely. >>> and a new satellite image taken by nasa was taken three days after the quake hit. the destruction across the city could be seen in this aerial view. nasa said they could use the before and after pictures to help locate victims. >>> international teams worked through the night, continuing the rescue work as relief supplies trickle in. >> the number of dead in haiti co
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Jan 20, 2010 11:35pm EST
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Jan 22, 2010 6:30pm EST
into america's most traditional role. the full-time nonpaying mul multidimensional job of first lady. first, the things she would not change. playtime with her daughters. a white house lawn is still a backyard. date night with her husband. and their life long sparring match. >> if you argue, which one of you has the last word? >> i do. >> this is true. >> reporter: just as interesting, what she did change. for instance, style. younger, freer, signaling she's happy to be michelle. and showing her heart. that day she reached out to the girls at a diverse school in london. >> it is important for the world to know that there are wonderful girls like you all over the world. >> reporter: and the night she reached out to an 82-year-old queen of england. and now, as her first year ends, michelle obama has announced a sworn mission to take on a killer. >> the statistics still never fail to take my breath away. >> reporter: so many young children in america who already show signs of high blood pressure. 1 in 13 teenagers with high cholesterol. >> right now, nearly one-third of children in america are
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Jan 26, 2010 11:35pm EST
in america, the ca y camry. toyota is saying it does not yet know how to fix the problem of its runaway cars. toyota dealers were told to suspend sales of eight different models because the company says the guess pedals may stick and the cars run out of control. the models include the camry, corolla, matrix, avenalon, tund, highlander and sequoia. cars remain on the road, leaving some of their owners very worried. >> i used to have toyotas, never had this problem car. >> reporter: today's action follows reports of 2,000 accidents and at least 20 deaths linked to runaway toyotas. most dramatic, what happened to mark saylor, driving a 2009 lexus with three members of his family when the car sped out of control. this is what it looks like going 50 miles an hour on that highway. this is what it looks like double, to the approximate mat 100 miles an hour, the speed saylor reached. >> our accelerator's stuck. we're in trouble. there's no brakes. >> reporter: his brother-in-law called 911 from the backseat. >> you don't have the ability to, like, turn the vehicle off or anything? >> we're approachi
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